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Alittle high again this morning.
Still low enough to not be concerned?
Do you take your BP with your feet planted on the ground? Just curious as my diastolic numbers go down by up to 10-15 points when I take my BP in an easy chair with my legs and feet up. My diastolic is also in the 50's or 60's. My BP fluctuates from 100-130 systolic but in general will be around 110-120. You have a great RHR and I wouldn't be concerned with a few higher readings. There are so many variables that can give a high reading.
 

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Do you take your BP with your feet planted on the ground? Just curious as my diastolic numbers go down by up to 10-15 points when I take my BP in an easy chair with my legs and feet up. My diastolic is also in the 50's or 60's. My BP fluctuates from 100-130 systolic but in general will be around 110-120. You have a great RHR and I wouldn't be concerned with a few higher readings. There are so many variables that can give a high reading.
Yup keep my feet are planted.
Last couple readings have been slightly lower but I want to keep my systolic under 120 more times than not. Any "simple" things I could try?
 

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Yup keep my feet are planted.
Last couple readings have been slightly lower but I want to keep my systolic under 120 more times than not. Any "simple" things I could try?
Guess it depends on your definition of simple lol:
1. 15 minutes walks after a couple meals a day. More cardio of any kind can't hurt.
2. Enteric coated asprin (low dose) before bed. Carries a bleeding risk.
3. If you haven't tried supplements and you don't want to take aspirin - a quality fish oil helps a lot. Just buy one with high EPA/DHA content like Life Extensions or Carleson's. Nigella Sativa drops my BP 5-10 points at 1000 mg morning and night.

Your RHR and BP is good so you don't need to do much. I would pick one and try it for a week and reassess.
 

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Guess it depends on your definition of simple lol:
1. 15 minutes walks after a couple meals a day. More cardio of any kind can't hurt.
2. Enteric coated asprin (low dose) before bed. Carries a bleeding risk.
3. If you haven't tried supplements and you don't want to take aspirin - a quality fish oil helps a lot. Just buy one with high EPA/DHA content like Life Extensions or Carleson's. Nigella Sativa drops my BP 5-10 points at 1000 mg morning and night.

Your RHR and BP is good so you don't need to do much. I would pick one and try it for a week and reassess.
4. Cialis 5mg ED or 10mg EOD?!
 

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Guess it depends on your definition of simple lol:
1. 15 minutes walks after a couple meals a day. More cardio of any kind can't hurt.
2. Enteric coated asprin (low dose) before bed. Carries a bleeding risk.
3. If you haven't tried supplements and you don't want to take aspirin - a quality fish oil helps a lot. Just buy one with high EPA/DHA content like Life Extensions or Carleson's. Nigella Sativa drops my BP 5-10 points at 1000 mg morning and night.

Your RHR and BP is good so you don't need to do much. I would pick one and try it for a week and reassess.
Thanks for the advice!
 

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Taken about 15 mins after training
128/50
pulse 78
Is it normal for diastolic to be low post training or are my readings botched? I took 2 readings 5 mins apart and they both came back that low.
My diastolic is often in the 50's and 60's. Are you always seated with your feet on the ground? I ask because if you are taking it with your legs stretched out in a recliner your diastolic can give a false reading (low). At least that has been my experience.
 

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My diastolic is often in the 50's and 60's. Are you always seated with your feet on the ground? I ask because if you are taking it with your legs stretched out in a recliner your diastolic can give a false reading (low). At least that has been my experience.
Yes. Sitting straight up with my feet planted. My question is more so, should my diastolic be fluctuating while rested vs. right after training? It seems to get a very consistent where as my systolic and blood pressure are increased after training.
 
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